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CNN
Apr 13, 2010 6:00am EDT
a decade since they evaluated any vehicle this poorly. yet another black eye for toyota. >> that's right. >> it, of course, is the parent company. >> this is a rare and very direct warning for buyers and owners of the lexus gx 460. about 5,000 cars have been sold. consumer reports says do not buy this car. they found significant and severe rollover risk during turns. they do all of these controlled testings, four different drivers found the same problem. they got another vehicle, found the same problem on this one. they say it is not isolated. it is a problem with the electronic stability control system. it manages the brakes and the steering together. so if you're going up an off ramp and there is some sort of an obstacle, you turn quickly, there could be a real rollover risk for people with this car. if you have this car, they say be very careful on any on ramps or off ramps because they're very concerned about the stability of the vehicle in those circumstances. take it to your toyota dealer and demand a fix. if you don't own this car and thinking about it, consumer reports in a very
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
of the devastation and the enduring spirit there. >>> new trouble for toyota. one group is warning consumers they should not buy a certain vehicle. >>> and lost and found. a positive outcome tonight in the kind of story that all too often doesn't end this well. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. he is a genuine american hero. neil armstrong was the first man on the moon. since those years he receded into a quiet life in america. there is no neil armstrong action figure, no chain of restaurants, and while he's walked on the moon, he's never been tempted to dance with the stars. our veteran space correspondent jay barbree exclusively obtained a letter written by neil armstrong and several other icons of the space program. it directly challenges president obama's reported plans to idle the u.s.-manned space program. astronauts armstrong, jim lovell and gene cernan write, "without the skill and experience that actual spacecraft operation provides, the usa is far too likely to being on a long downhill slide to mediocrity." and on this annive
ABC
Apr 6, 2010 3:05am EDT
and some are still missing. >>> plus, safety cover-up. the government accuses toyota of skirting the law. the historic fine being leveled against the auto giant. >>> and, bargain hunters. the couple that gives frugal a whole new meaning. your junk becomes their treasures. it's tuesday, april 6th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, i'm todd connor in for jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vinita nair. >>> we begin with that developing story from west virginia. a coal mine explosion has killed at least 25 workers. >> mine safety officials say it appears that methane gas caused the explosion, just as in the sago disaster four years ago. the mine located in montcoal, west virginia. john donvan reports. >> reporter: there was an explosion at about 3:30 in the afternoon, and it was felt from some distance, as we heard from one of the miners who works there. >> we were on our way to go out to the other side of the mountain on the ueb side. but we got caught up in -- it was almost like a tornado. i mean, we got -- it stopped us dead because we couldn't go any farther because there
FOX News
Apr 5, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. the white house reports for now that meeting is still on the president's schedule. toyota now and what a day. the troubled company will soon pay the largest fine that the united states government has ever issued to any automaker anywhere that is if the government gets its wish. the transportation department pushed toyota to pay $16 million as a civil fine for failing to notify regulators promptly about its pedal problem. that is the maximum penalty allowed. the company now has two weeks to either accept the fine or decide to fight it toyota's recalled more than million vehicles worldwide because of those sticking gas pedals, which we're told could leave drivers behind the wheel of a run away car. peter barnes from the fox business network is live in washington tonight. give us the details behind this final. you know judge napolitano was on with us in "studio b" today when this story broke and he said that doesn't sound like much to me but i guess the max is the max. >> that's right, shep. toyota failed to notify the national traffic safety administration of the sticking problem for at least
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 2:00pm EDT
by toyota. we've got more it, though. >>> it's been more than a month since former new york congressman eric massa resigned from office and left washington. today we are getting new details about just how bad things reportedly got for his staffers in his office. "the washington post" reports that massa's aides repeatedly complained to senior staff, alleging that massa touched them in a sexual manner or made sexual overtures, including expressing desire to have sex with one of the men in the office. this as the house continues to investigate the allegations against the former congressman. nbc's luke russert is on capitol hill. luke, why are we learning such specific and quite honestly to some, disturbing, allegations now? >> reporter: well, tamron, it's quite interesting. what a lot of members said to me who are close to the situation about a month ago, is once you get some real investigative reporting into eric massa, you're going to have a real big problem. all sorts of allegations are going to come out. that is, in fact, what happened today with the amazing report from the "washington post
FOX News
Apr 17, 2010 12:00pm EDT
roll over. guess what? another toyota recall. i'm brian wilson, headquarter headquarte headquarter, live from the nation -- america's news headquarters, live from the nation's capital right now. across europe and around the world, air travel is grinding to a halt because of the icelandic volcano that continues to build smoke and ash thousands of feet in the air. the situation is even threatening to scuddle the president's plans to attend the funeral of polish president lech kaczynski. only 5,000 flights in the air over europe today. on a normal day, there would be almost five times that number. our own greg palkot is one of the thousands of stranded travelers. greg is stuck in dubai because his flight to europe was canceled like most of the other flights bound there. greg, what is the latest with travelers and flight schedules where with you are? >> hey, brian. we're stranded like tens of thousands of others around the world, thanks to the volcanic ash cloud across europe. we were traveling back from an assignment in yemen and hoping to transit today to london through this major ai
FOX News
Apr 5, 2010 3:00pm EDT
in from the associatedded press and news core, our wire service. toyota is about to get slapped with a big fine. toyota motors is accused by the transportation secretary ray lahood of knowingly hiding a dangerous defect for months, not taking action to protect the public and the united states government is seeking a fine against toyota for 16 -- let's see, $16.4 million. the accusation is that toyota hid this sticking pedal defect. they knew about it and hid it for months and as a result they should pay a fine. this is from the transportation secretary ray lahood. we've spoke spoken to our and drew napolitano and he says this is a small fine considering the damage caused. 2.3 million vehicles recalled and accusation people decide as a result but nothing has been found yet. the judge says they should pay it right away because it's a small fine and if they don't, the united states government will sue them to demand they pay $16.4 million, toyota motor company to the united states government as fine for not telling folks about the sticky pedals. >> the butler bulldogs in indiana tips off agai
CNN
Apr 12, 2010 1:00pm EDT
. >> thank you for having me. >>> after a couple rough months, toyota is trying to get back on track. but new problems are popping up like pot holes almost daily. so many of you drive toyotas out there and you want to hear the latest and meet a company whistle blower. that's next. but don't worry. he'll find someone else. ♪ who's that lady? ♪ who's that lady? ♪ sexy lady ♪ who's that lady? [ female announcer ] used mops can grow bacteria. swiffer wetjet starts with a clean pad every time. and its antibacterial cleaner kills bacteria mops can spread around. swiffer gives cleaning a whole new meaning. ♪ lovely lady [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ so, doctor... so, doc, i've been... i've been thinking... no. you know how... no. so, doc, i've got this friend... [ male announcer ]
FOX News
Apr 12, 2010 11:00am EDT
to get to some business news this morning, some new troubles for toyota, it looks like, state farm is asking the auto maketory repay them for claims it paid for the crashes related to the acceleration problems. you can imagine if other insurance companies follow suit, it could end up costing toyota a bundle. let's get to jenna lee, she's got more. >> reporter: this is happening more frequently than we thought. i got off the phone with state farm insurance, they cleared up this report in usa today which basically says there have been accidents involving the toyota with a state farm customer, and what happens is now that state farm already paid to cover that accident they're going back to toyota and saying this isn't the fault of the driver, you guys owe us money because it wasn't the driver's fault, it was a problem with your car and this massive recall that's going on, so state farm insurance says yeah, that's true, we're looking into toyota but that's happened with multiple insurance companies, with multiple different auto companies as well. there's constantly the back and forth b
FOX News
Apr 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> let's talk about the car industry and toyota took a big hit today in what respect? >> ok. transportation secretary ray lahood said toyota, you knowingly hid a dangerous defect. the sticking gas pedals. you're fined $16 million. the lawyers are going to have a field day with this. now, the government says you knowingly hid a dangerous defect. the lawyers have already sued. now they're going to say you covered it up. this could push toyota closer to a mass settlement of all these lawsuits and it will be very, very expensive. this is what could happen. >> one of the problems is the fact that they didn't have a recall months ago. they had to wait until it became a huge public outcry. the government says toyota, you should have reported this in five days. you took four months. that's a delay. you knowingly hid a dangerous problem. >> hold on, stu, because the government now owns most of general motors and chrysler. >> there is self-interest here. >> it is a conflict of interest, though, for the government to be fining toyota because some could argue, well, we kind of went the
FOX News
Apr 28, 2010 7:00pm EDT
to a lower court to determine whether that move was legal. first, it was sudden acceleration. now toyota is having the exact opposite problem with some of its vehicles. the japanese automaker recalling 50,000 of them due town expected slowing. the recall effects 2003 year model toyota sequoias. the company reports the problem involved the suv's electronic stability control system which maintains traction during turning. toyota claims the system can kick in at low speeds thus preventing the driver from accelerating as quickly as he or she might like it. fixed the problem midway through the model year and it's already repaired about half of the affected vehicles. toyota has recalled more than 8 million vehicles all totaled worldwide since just last fall. pope benedict the xvith may apologize for the church's handling of sexual abuse cases. that's what the cardinal in charge of those cases is now reporting. he tells the public broadcasting service that the pope may offer the apology when priests from around the world visit the vatican in june. some the victims claim the pope didn't do nearl
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. >>> and more trouble for toyota and their luxury brand lexus, "consumer reports" saying flat-out, do not buy this car, it's dangerous and will flip over. a rare thing for "consumer reports" to do. we'll tell you how rare, after this. [ crowd cheering ] [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ so, doctor... i've been thinking... no. you know how... no. so, doc, i've got this friend... [ male announcer ] talking to your doctor about erectile dysfunction isn't easy. actually, doc, there is something i want to talk to you about. [ male announcer ] but it's definitely a conversation worth having. twenty million men have had their viagra talk. when you're ready for yours, visit viagra.com for helpful conversation starters and to learn how viagra can help. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy eno
CNN
Apr 28, 2010 11:00am EDT
, you know, reinvent itself and re-gain public trust. most recently toyota, correct? we saw commercials on the air all over the place. i'm wondering what goldman will actually do to restore public trust in the company. >> you make a good point with the toyota comparison, too, and others have pointed out to me that america loves to find a corporate villain when there's something going wrong. high energy prices and oil companies were the villain. high drug prices and drug companies were the villain and maybe rightfully so, but we've moved on in some cases from those debates and now it is goldman sachs and wall street that is in the crosshairs. will we move on from this again or is senator carl levin and this committee and others including the sec going to get to the bottom of the behavior that may have led to the bubble and make some real changes? we're still in the thick of it. you remember the toyota ads, was there a bit of an apology to that and mistakes were made, but the acknowledgement that the company made mistake, we certainly remember that from toyota's lesson. >> and lloyd blank
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 3:30pm EDT
:30. and the enforcement of safety standards, yesterday the department of transportation fined toyota for failure to correct certain problems. tonight, two former members of the highway traffic administration discussed car safety standards. they're joined by the president and c.e.o. of auto manufacturers which represents toyota. viewers can call in or tweet their questions tonight beginning at 8:00 p.m. live on c-span. >> c-span, our public affairs content is available on television, radio and online, and you can also connect with us on twitter, facebook and youtube and sign up for our scheduled alert emails at c-span.org. >> white house press secretary robert gibbs said today president obama is likely to meet with the chinese president next monday. as world leaders arrive for a nuclear security summit. the value of china's currency could be on the agenda for that meeting. more now on u.s. nuclear policy and other issues. this is 55 minutes. >> the white house will host the nuclear summit here in washington, d.c. i wanted to list for you all a couple different things. first, the 47 countries, inc
FOX News
Apr 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
very much. >>> and hits keep coming for toyota. a voluntary recall of minivans. the company says a spare tire may come loose and fall on to the road creating a dangerous situation for other drivers. this recall applies to all minivans bought between 1998 and 2010. if you own one of those vehicles bring it to a dealer for inspection. in the past few months, toyota has recalled over 8 million vehicles worldwide. >> the crew of the space shuttle had s heading home to earth closing it's hatches and undocking from the international space station. during the mission astronauts did three spacewalks including one to install a new ammonia tank. they are set to return to earth monday morning, depending on the weather. >> gregg: former new york congressman eric massa saying someone forged a $40,000 check to his chief of staff. federal campaign records now show that the check was written to joe lacalto before massa resigned suddenly last month. massa is saying that it was based on misrepresentations to campaign officials. he is among several staffers accusing the former congressman of sexual
CBS
Apr 5, 2010 5:00pm EDT
he could hide evidence at the scene. >>> toyota could get potentially hit with a huge penalty from the transportation department. the agency says it plans to seek the maximum penalty, more than $16 million against toyota. transportation officials say toyota knew about defective gas pedals in some of its vehicles in late september. but didn't issue a recall until january. the fine would be the largest single penalty ever issued to an automaker by the governor. toyota has two weeks to accept or contest the penalty. >>> breast-feeding not only saves babies, it saves billions of dollars. that's according to a new study. tonight in healthwatch, jessica kartalija reports, the benefits continue to add up. >> yeah he's perfect. yep. he's a perfect angel. >> reporter: at st. joseph's medical center, erin tallheim spends the day with her new son, zachary. today, they're learning how to brefort feed. >> this -- breast-feed. >> this is my first time doing it. so it has been a challenge. but we're work together as a team. so he's doing a good job. >> reporter: a new study of the journal of pedi
CNN
Apr 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
things and they all work. >> toyota buckles up and bears down in the face of another public relations headache. we'll tell you why a consumers group is urging people to not buy this luxury suv model. >>> toyota takes another hit. consumer reports is issuing a stern warning to car buyers not to buy the lexus gx 460. stephanie elam in new york to explain why. it's one problem after another for toyota. >> seriously, kyra. as far as "consumer reports" is concerned this particular issue is a serious one. the magazine put a don't buy warning on the lexus gx 460 suv and it hasn't used that warning in nine years. the problem is safety. "consumer reports" found the suv has a high risk of roll overs. the electronic stability control failed to keep the vehicle in line during tests. as for tote a it's going to try to duplicate the tests, but in the meantime the automaker says the 2010 gx 460 meets or exceeds all federal requirements. >> toyota is already dealing with a pr nightmare because of january's recall, i mean, 8 million vehicle. what does the latest wrinkle mean for the company? >> well,
CNN
Apr 13, 2010 11:00am EDT
the 2010 lexus gx460 by toyota can spin out, actually spin out in tight turns and can roll over. the magazine is urging people not to buy that particular suv until the problem has been fixed. in a statement, toyota says it is concerned about that finding and will look into it, adding, quote, the gx 460 meets or exceeds all federal government testing requirements. >>> in west virginia, the focus shifts from recovery to investigation. early this morning crews brought out the last nine bodies of the 29 miners killed and yesterday afternoon, one week after the explosion. a memorial for the miners at the state capital. a moment of silence and expressions of gratitude. >> all of the people who came forward to help during that period of time, all of the people that gave of themselves and so much to make sure that they could ease the pain. >> no word yet on when investigators will go inside the upper big branch mine. a couple offed spacecraft almost became their floating tomb. apollo 13 astronauts remember their unlucky mission 40 years ago this week. >>> a spring snowstorm targets the
NBC
Apr 13, 2010 4:00pm EDT
about vehicles made by toyota and consumer reports are now urging people not to buy certain cars. >>> at 4:30, a teenage girl murdered by an alleged sex offender, now her parents are taking steps to ensure that it doesn't happen to anyone else. >>> at 4:45, popular social networking website is taking steps to keep users safe and secure in cyberspace. >>> check out this video. mall workers and customers had a close encounter with an unexpected shopper. deer crashed true a coffee shop door in blacksburg, virginia, and ran right inside the shop before making its way to a fitness club. once inside the deer smashed into a mirror while people were working out. the deer eventually wound up inside the locker room where police finally found him. unfortunately, the deer had to be put down because of all of his injuries. >>> it is beginning to seem like broke a broken record. more troubles for toyota today. for first time in nine years, consumer reports magazine warns tufts not to buy a specific vehicle because of safety concerns. the one in question is the new model of the lexus. leanne gr
CBS
Apr 5, 2010 4:00pm EDT
, officials announce they're seeking a fine against toyota in which recent vehicle recalls, the transportation department is seeking the maximum penalty. they show that toyota knew of sticking gas pedals in september but did not issue a recall until january. >>> taking a look outside, a clear and warm evening. we have weather and traffic together. bernadette woods has the numbers. >>> yes it is warm this afternoon. we just tied our record. nothing going on in our area, but a cold front is on its way through the region. patchy clouds but that's about it. showers to the north and the south. notice the batch of showers in this section basically the midwest. now we have the slightest chance of showers tomorrow. we go up from where we are today and have the forecast shortly. let's check on the roads with sharon gibala in traffic control. >> reporter: it's a busy one out there on roads today. we have the accident on 95 in the northbound lanes. still blocking the left lane. delay going from there, the delay gets stuck on 95 northbound approaching the beltway on the right shoulder. we have an accide
ABC
Apr 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
game and as ovi and his teammates arrived you'll hear what they have to say next in >> the toyota sports desk. brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >> well, tonight is not a must win for the caps but it's pretty close. the top seeded caps facing the bottom seeded canadiens who stunned the crowd winning in washington. there's so much expectations for the caps. and all could come back and win this first-round series. bruce will try to mix up the lines but no one overly concerned here. >> we're not going to change our game. i mean, i thought we were good defensively. i didn't -- and we just -- we got to put more pressure on them. >> it's one hockey game. you aren't going to win a series in one hockey game. things will play out. and we just got to keep shooting the puck. we score the most goals in the league, just because we scored two not a reason to panic and change hour game. >> something has to change. and get some more offense and solve the canadiens goaltender, yaroslav halak, and ovechkin never got a shot, not a goal, didn't get a shot and mike green
MSNBC
Apr 6, 2010 6:00am EDT
with that is almost impossible. >> it's truly perplexing. >>> the u.s. government is seeking to punish toyota for failure to act swiftly over its gas pedal issues. transportation secretary ray lahood is proposing that toyota pay a record fine of nearly $16.4 million after it, quote, knowingly hid a dangerous defect. documents show toyota knew about the defect back in september of last year but waited until late january to issue the recall. toyota still faces private lawsuits which could cost the automaker untold millions more in damages. that's a huge fine. >>> tiger woods took questions during a live news conference yesterday for the first time since his personal scandal broke back in november. woods talked about his affairs, his thanksgiving night accident and his wife, elin, who will not be joining him on the course. he also denied using performance enhancing drugs and discussed how he's looking forward to getting back on the course. >> that first tee i'm looking forward to it. i haven't looked forward to that tee shot in a long time. i've won numerous tournaments over the last few years,
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
news for toyota this morning. a top of the line lexus model has now been given a don't buy warning and labeled a safety risk. the 2010 lexus gs 460 suv did not fare well in emergency testing by consumer reports". the car proved susceptible to rollover, they say. this is the first vehicle to receive the don't buy distinction thins the mitsubishi montero in 2001. toyota released a statement this morning expressing concern over the results but adding the 2010 gx 460 meets or exceeds all federal government testing requirements. in this pr world, it's the last thing toyota needs right now as they're fighting all of these recalls. >> no question about that, chuck. coming up, as we know the president is looking at a list of about ten names to replace justice john paul stevens while republicans refuse to rule out a filibuster. coming up, "the daily rundown" interview with lamar alexander. he voted yes for the president's last nominee, sonia sotomayor. is he ready to do so again? >> and we're continuing to bring you live coverage of day two of the nuclear summit here in washington, d.c. com
PBS
Apr 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
government told toyota today to pay more than $16 million, a record civil penalty for an automaker. transportation secretary ray lahood said toyota should have notified regulators much sooner about gas pedals that were sticking. the company has two weeks to accept or contest the fine. toyota is an underwriter of the newshour, for the record. those are some of the day's main stories. i'll be back at the end of the program with a preview of what you'll find tonight on the newshour's web site. for now, back to jeff. >> brown: and still to come on the newshour, the i-pad and the future of computing; troubled times for silicon valley; and jews, arabs, and the holocaust. but first, the pope's response to the scandals that have rocked the catholic church. margaret warner has the story. >> warner: on a soggy sunday in rome, thousands of the faithful celebrated easter mass in st. peter's square. but amid the age old ritual came a break with tradition. cardinal anglo, dean of the college of cardinals irb issued a ringing tribute to pope benedict xvi lauding him as the unfailing rock of the c
WETA
Apr 27, 2010 6:00pm EDT
conditions returned to normal. toyota lost $4.1 billion this year. the u.s. car maker says it was profitable in its key north american market, but it also made money in asia, latin america, and europe. ford's sales were up 37% on the quarter. benjamin netanyahu will renew peace talks with the palestinians. in a speech to his supporters, he said he had heard that the palestinian leader intended to resume indirect negotiations. >> not to our next story. shares on the stock exchange have suffered their greatest folly in months. the greek debt crisis is being blamed for the drop. stocks in the u.s. also failed after the greek bonds were downgraded to junk status by a leading credit rating agency. there are doubts that greece will pay off its debt, despite international lines. portugal's debt has also been downgraded. here is our correspondent. >> when we hear the we"junk," this is what -- and hear the word "junk," this is the kind of thing we think of. stuff that can be sold for a bob or two. but there is also jumped in at the blinking world of financial markets. and the bonds of other governmen
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. thank you. >>> the "associated press" reports toyota executive wrote an internal e-mail that the company needed to, "come clean" about accelerator problems just five days before it announced a massive recall. a.p. says toyota warned european, russian, and middle eastern distributors about the problems months before it notified american regulators. general morl motors says it los $4.3 billion in the last half of 2009 as it struggled to repay government loans and emerge from bankruptcy, but they say there is a chance it will be profitable this year. the nation's largest auto maker reports a large gain in domestic market share in the first three months of 2010. >>> stocks were down today. the dow lost 72.5. the s&p 500 dropped 7. nasdaq gave back 5 2/3. >>> one of president obama's top economic advisors paul volcker is talking about a controversial new tax to help battle the deficit. fox business network correspondent peter barnes is here to tell us about the value-added tax. otherwise known as the v.a.t. good evening, peter. what is the v.a.t.? >> well, it's basically a national sales tax
FOX News
Apr 17, 2010 6:00pm EDT
for having me. >> the hits keep coming for toyota. the company announcing a voluntary recall of 870,000 mini vans in the united states and also in canada. the company says the spare tire may come loose and fall onto the road, creating a dangerous situation for other drivers. the recall applies to all sienna mini vans bought between 1998 and 2010. it's a fairly long span there. if you own one of these vehicles, you have to bring it to a dealer for inspection. that's what they suggest. by the way, in the past few months, toyota recalled over 8 million vehicles world wide. >>> all right. now my favorite story of the day, new york city's oldest library cutting one of the nation's founding fathers a little bit of slack. if george washington were around today, he would owe over 220 years of late fees on two books that he borrowed. but the head of the new york society of libraries says they'll look the other way this time. they say. the books were due back november 1789, while president washington was still president. >> there is no excuse. >> in the ledger, it's signed out t says president. >> it'
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 1:00pm EDT
.com and in sunday's paper. >>> topping the headlines right now, in a new blow to toyota, consumer reports is giving its luxus a rare don't buy warning. tests show it is acceptable to rollovers. >>> the polish parliament held a special ceremony to honor lawmakers killed in the crash in russia. >>> and as mourning continues, the state funeral for the president and first lady of poland is scheduled for sunday. >>> kyrgyzstan's leader says the abase will be allowed to remain, but manas still remains suspended indefinitely and the president could resign as early as today. he told reporters that he will retire if security is not -- >>> china is stepping closer to backing a fourth round, but doubts its long time trade partner is ready to cooperate with the united states. william cohen served as defense secretary in the clinton administration and is a frequent traveler to china. just back from china not too long ago. here we are at the nuclear summit and one of the big pluses was that the president did meet with president hu. president hu said they would talk at the united nations about sanctions, but abou
MSNBC
Apr 6, 2010 1:00pm EDT
falling from shelves and hear a person screaming in spanish. >>> toyota executives are weighing their options after being slapped with a fine. the transportation will make toyota pay $16.4 million because they did not tell consumers quickly enough about the gas pedals. >>> trouble at the top, senate democratic leader harry reid is down playing political obstacles in nevada while michael steele is trying to diffuse speculation that he's on the way out. joining us now, bob shrum and pat buchanan. first, to you, bob. harry reid, the numbers are just awful. he claims he's being hurt by the economy, that he's doing fine, but when you look at him against any republican alternative, he's getting clobbered. >> he's going to have a tough race. he has a lot of strengths in that state, but the real question, this isn't about just harry reid. it's about the whole midterm, is where does the economy go next month and the month after that. if we see jobs continue to pick up and people feel better about the economy, democrats are going to do better, republicans are going to have to put some of
CNN
Apr 13, 2010 5:00pm EDT
'll tell you what you need to know. stand by. >>> another blow for toyota. one of its luxury lexus models gets a rare don't-buy rating from "consumer reports." what's behind this new safety concern? >>> and meet zeta. she's part of the next generation of bomb-sniffing dogs. we'll show you how their noses may help make america safer. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. we want to welcome our viewers in the united states, and around the world. the world. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> we begin with an urgent warning about possible terror activity at a popular vacation destination. an unusually blunt terms, israel's government is now delivering a dramatic message to israel's citizens. cnn's paula hancocks has the very latest from jerusalem. paula? >> reporter: wolf, all israelis should immediately evacuate egypt's sinai peninsula area. this is the urgent warning that israelis received this morning from the counterterror bureau. the bureau said they have concrete evidence of an expected terrorist attempt to kidnap israelis in sinai. they're also taking the unprece
FOX News
Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
for toyota. it has stopped selling its lexus gs-460 s. u.v. in the united states. "consumer reports" had given it a don't buy rating because of a high rollover risk in certain circumstances. toyota says it has engineers working on the problem. the g.x. 460 is a low volume item for toyota. only 5400 have been sold. >> a no buy rating? >> pretty tough. >> looking live right now, space shuttle discovery. astronauts aboard the international space station and shuttle discovery making final preps now for the return to earth already on monday. seems like they just went up there. >> yeah. >> the crew wrapped up their final spacewalk after successfully attaching a new ammonia tank to the i.s.s. this is going to be a really important speech tomorrow, folks. the plan will use $6 billion in new funding over five years to create 2500 new jobs in florida with the ultimate goal of going to mars but there's still a lot of questions, guys, about exactly what will happen to the space shuttle. i think there's only three missions left. >> we have two questions, can you go to mars? number one, can you go
MSNBC
Apr 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
, new york city mayor michael bloomberg on the set of "morning joe." >>> and toyota accepts responsibility for the accelerator problems. plus, sports. we are going to be right back on "morning joe." [ whistling ] [ dog barking ] [ sniffing ] [ male announcer ] missing something? like 2 pairs of bifocals for $149.99 at sears optical, with progressive lenses for just $25 more per pair. hurry in to sears optical today and don't miss a thing. to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's new motrin pm. no other medicine, not even advil pm, is more effective for pain and sleeplessness. new motrin pm. >>> all right. a live shot from the top of the rock. looks like a nice day in new york. >> he is doing the same -- i've always been a frank ridge fan. no secret to my conservative brethren, but over the last year or two, there are times when he's extraordinarily insightful and there are times when he reads like a left-wing blogger. going back to see what the richmond post dispatch said in 1863 or whatever he did, it was -- it was just sort of m
FOX News
Apr 19, 2010 1:00pm EDT
.p. sources reporting now that toyota is issuing yet another recall. this time, it's the 2010 lexus gx460 suv, citing potential rollover problems. i believe that this is the model that toyota just stopped production of recently. it could also be the model that there was a consumer reports warning on don't buy. we're going to try to nail that down. in any event the bottom line is this model of toyota, of lexus, is now being recalled by the company, the 2010 lexus gx460suv, more on that moments away. >>> well, we are trying to bring you an update on the state of the race down in florida that the entire nation is watching and phil keating is following it for us. tried to get to him moments ago, the vice president came out. this is what he's reporting on, former massachusetts governor mitt romney now addressing speculation that florida's charlie crist, the governor down there, may be possibly running for senate now as an independent. he's getting pummeled in the primary against marco rubio, leading some to say he's about to take drastic measures, becoming an independent, to try to get into the se
FOX News
Apr 1, 2010 7:00pm EDT
you. for all of toyota's problems the reports of sudden acceleration, the recalls of millions of vehicles. tonight, a brighter spot for the japanese automaker. it reports u.s. sales sored last month in response to some unprecedented discounts to try to win back its customers. gerri willis from the fox business network is live with us to take us through the numbers. >> let's start with toyota. that's how were talking about up 41% in terms of march sales mostly because of big-time incentives they gave despite headlines, despite the recalls. ford, too, doing really well here, up 40% in sales. ford could claim that it has some new brands that they are repromoting, in cars, rather than trucks. big change there g.m., up 21%. but if you back out the old lines that they are getting rid of, pontiac and saturn, they were up 43%. really good month for them. but chrysler, the one outlier here down 8%. having a hard time keeping up with all this money being thrown at consumers. they are really having more of a struggle than any other automaker. >> shepard: obviously the bigger the discount
MSNBC
Apr 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
. well, coming here on "the daily rundown," toyota hits the brakes on the lexus sub. and arizona makes a landmark decision on illegal immigration. plus, in today's decision "2010" is, a conservative outsider about to spoil bill mccollom's race for governor in florida? but first, otr. let's add yet another acronym to our lexicon, chuck. there's kind of a debate amongst those of us that cover the white house about what otr stands for. >> is it off the record or on the run? whatever it stands for, here's what it is. an unannounced stop that the president makes or sometimes the first lady, not on the official schedule. commonly in this white house, it can be to a burger joint. here's the president on an otr at ray's burger. very smart choice for an otr in arlington, virginia. maybe if i do this plug, it will get me a free burger at some point there. they have this incredible pate burger. this is "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. >> it looks really good. >> it is so bad for you but so good. we know why we're here. to chart a greener path in the air... and in our factories. to find cleaner,
CBS
Apr 25, 2010 7:00pm EDT
] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ >> couric: if there were a drug that would make you smarter, would you take it? today, an increasing number of healthy people are using drugs without a prescription as a way to improve their mental function. it's called neuro-enhancement, and if you want to find someone who's trying it out, just visit a college campus. that's where a surprising number of stud
CNN
Apr 19, 2010 5:00pm EDT
scandal, toyota agrees to pay a record fine for the federal government. [ man ] ladies and gentlemen, the 57th president of the united states. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ bell rings ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at&t. the nation's fastest 3g network. this mother's day, get 50% off all messaging phones after mail-in rebate, like the pantech reveal, only from at&t. as we're finishing up, i mention i'm going to the bathroom more often. he checks it out. good thing. turns out... my urinary symptoms -- such as going frequently, trouble going, flow starts and stops... are due to bph, also called enlarged prostate. he says over time, avodart has been shown to shrink the prostate, improve urinary symptoms, and reduce the risk of prostate surgery. only your health care provider can tell if your symptoms... are from bph and not a more serious condition... like prostate cancer. do not donate blood until 6 months after stopping avodart. tell your doctor if you have liver disease. rarely sexual side effects, swelling or tenderness... of the breasts can occur. avodart is for men only. women should not take or handle
CSPAN
Apr 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
on the safety of toyota from a newly released company -- more now on the safety of toyota from a newly released company mail. toyota executives debated when they should inform the public about safety problems with accelerator pedals, prompting irv miller, toyotas than group vice president for internal public affairs to warn in an e- mail that "we are not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet. the time to hide on this one is over. we need to come clean." the e-mail was sent on january 16 of this year. the financial crisis increase appears to be getting worse. its borrowing costs have jumped, stock market is down, and there is talk of either a default or an expensive bailout. asian and european markets were down more than 1% on the news. meanwhile, treasury secretary timothy geithner currently in beijing has concluded a meeting with the vice premier on economic ties. he did not say whether the two sides discuss currency. he had been expected to press washington's case for beijing to use exchange-rate controls that critics say destroyed -- and distort trade. and finally, an update on gtmo
CSPAN
Apr 11, 2010 10:00pm EDT
their eyes because somebody in a black toyota truck is going to drive by and through acid in their face because they are young girls going to school. that is the kind of stuff, that gets me hot. >> we've gone through this situation in the country where i think there's a lot of discussion right now about our role in afghanistan and that wasn't even through a couple of years ago. it seems to me there was a lot of division about iraq whether we should be there or not but that there was a fair amount of unanimity that afghanistan was the right war, the just war, the place we should have been by partisanship on that issue and yet in the lead up to president obama's decision in december of last year and in the months since we've seen this kind of debate. what do you attribute the change to? >> lack of understanding of what the problem is that it's not war, politics by other means, that americans have to come to grips with is that wars -- war equals also political change and there are certain parts of society that use violence and chaos to create change but that is not with this problem is abo
CSPAN
Apr 12, 2010 6:00am EDT
somebody in a black toyota truck is going to drive by and throw acid in their faces as they are young girls going to school. you know, that's the kind of stuff that gets me excited. >> clearly, we've gone through the situation in a country where i think there's a lot of discussion right now about our role in afghanistan. and that wasn't even true a couple years ago. it seems to me there was a lot of division in iraq whether we should be there or not. but there is a fair amount of unanimity that afghanistan was the right war, that just work on the place where we should've been bipartisanship on that issue. and yet in the lead up to president obama's decision in december of last year and in the months since it seen as boylan today. what do you attribute the change to? >> a lack of understanding of what the real problem is. it is not wars and politics by other means. what americans have to come to grips that is that war equals also political change and there are certain parts of our society that use violence and chaos to create that change, but that's not what this problem is about. step back
FOX News
Apr 18, 2010 7:00pm EDT
on toyota and troubles. joining detroit near the worst of the worst, here are the other four, the bottom five. st. louis, missouri at number 49. miami sunshine, no warmth for job seekers, 48. legislation, a real gamble for the jobless at 47 and riverside, california next. with ten people competing for every help wanted ad. but not all the news is so grim. let's take a look at the top of the list, the top five major cities, the easiest in the nation to get a job. in at number five, hartford, connecticut three people vying for every job ad. number four, believe it or not, was wall street close, the big apple. baltimore, maryland the third best spot and again, no surprise the next one, washington d.c. at number two. uncle sam is a big higher and one person per advertised jobs, pretty good odds, chances are things will only get better here with government growing and bureaucracy a boomtown. drum roll, please! now, the easiest city in the nation to find a job, technology tops these case in hiring, so san jose and silicon valley, the best spot to be without a job, it's just about even with the
MSNBC
Apr 12, 2010 12:00pm EDT
investigation into toyota's legal practices. potentially giving a glimpse into how future lawsuits go. >>> no faking. jessica simpson poses without makeup. >>> and from new york times, doctors are tuning into ha louis na generals. hey! increase in 6 months. pete, back it up! ( marker squeaking ) when business travel leaves you drained, re-charge with comfort suites. spacious rooms, free hi-speed internet, and free hot breakfast. comfort suites. power up. now stay two separate times with comfort suites... or any choice hotel and earn a free night. book at choicehotels.com. you and your tasty whole grain. this can only end one way. [ crunch ] wheat thins. toasted. whole grain. crunch. the crunch is calling. crunch. band now we're insuring overts do18 million drivers. gecko: quite impressive, yeah. boss: come a long way, that's for sure. and so have you since you started working here way back when. gecko: ah, i still have nightmares. anncr: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. to finish what you started today. for the aches and sleeplessness in between, there's
CNBC
Apr 13, 2010 4:00pm EDT
its fourth consecutive quarterly report. ford has been the big winner here from toyota's troubles posting its largest quarterly market share gain since, get a load of this, 1977. >>> well, it is day two of earnings season and both of my next guests here are expecting strong results for the first quarter. but has the market fully priced in a positive outlook? joining me -- joining me to discuss, we have larry adam, chief investment strategist at deutsche bank, private wealth management, which manages more than $260 billion. also, david kovacs, chief investment officer at turner investment partners. turner has more than $20 billion under management. david, what do you think? i'll kick it off with you, your sense of this market right now? >> well, i think that we've had a healthy market, but we're likely to move higher here as long as interest rates, both on the short and long end of the yield curve, stay about where they are. i think that the earnings are likely to be very strong this quarter. we're starting forecast on the s&p 500 at about $80 of s&p earnings. i think by the time w
MSNBC
Apr 13, 2010 7:00pm EDT
negligent for repeated sexual abuse by a scout master. >>> toyota suspending sales of lexus 460 gx suv after a don't buy rating saying the vehicle is handling problems that could cause a rollover. >>> a remarkable story out of florida. 11-year-old girl found missing after five days. back to "hardball." >>> i go to washington as the representative of no faction or no special interests, answering only to my conscience and to you, the people. however, i know, i know i have a lot to learn in the senate but i know who i am and who i serve. i'm scott brown from -- i'm scott brown, i'm from rentham, and i drive a truck. >> we're back. that was scott brown the night of his big senate victory back in january. back then he signed autographs as 41, meaning he would be the 41st republican senator to help his party stop the democrats agenda in the senate. now he's mr. independent. just last night he voted with the democrats to end a republican filibuster on a bill to extend unemployment benefits. back in february he voted for a big democratic jobs bill. on top of breaking ranks with some votes, senator b
CNN
Apr 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
cases. >>> new troubles for car giant toyota. the company has announced that it will now test all of its suvs. the decision comes after the company decided to suspend sales of its lexus gx-460 because of a reported rollover risk. tests will include current models of the rav4, cruiser, highlander, 4-runner, sequoia and the sienna. toyota has already recalled some 8 million vehicles this year for other problems. >>> and it's commonplace in the united states, but something never before seen in britain. for the first time ever leaders of the three major british parties held a televised election debate. prime minister and labor party leader, gordon brown, faced off with the conservative party's david cameron and the liberal democrat party's candidate nick klegg. and voters will go to the polls in three weeks. >>> and take a look at this. you might think that you're watching an explosion here, but this giant burst of light that you see right there, it's actually a large meteor. it streaked across the skies of the midwest last night and managed to rattle houses and shake the ground. as it passe
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